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UAL Level 2 Diploma in Performing and Production Arts

The Level 2 Diploma offers you the opportunity to develop and explore skills within Musical Theatre, Dance and Acting before developing your specialist practice during a final major project. This course will allow you to improve your confidence in preparation for the Level 3 Diploma in Performing Arts. You will be able to immerse yourself in improvisation, characterisation, singing and acting. You will gain a true insight into the industry with the opportunity to work with professional performers who work in the West End and touring companies.

Key Information

  • Course Level

    Level 2

  • Delivery


  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Awarding Body

    University of the Arts London logo

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Units you may study include:

  • Unit 1: Introduction to performance
  • Unit 2: Introduction to production
  • Unit 3: Communicating with an audience
  • Unit 4: Staging a performance
  • Unit 5: Contextual research for performance and production
  • Unit 6: Performance skills and practice
  • Unit 7: Production skills and practice
  • Unit 8: Personal project and presentation
  • Unit 9: Producing and performing to an audience

90% Practical 10% Theory

The entry requirements for this course are 4 GCSEs graded 3 or above including maths, English and a Performing Arts subject. Alternatively, you may have successfully completed a Level 2 Award in Performing Arts. You will have the opportunity to retake your GCSE maths and/or English alongside your main aim.

Financial Support

Depending on your situation, you may be able to access a range of financial support available.

Course Fees


We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.


Apply or enquire about this course

Please use the following links to make an application or enquiry about this course.


Apply online Make an enquiry Call 01724 281 111

Information for EU Students

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